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What’s New in the Management of Lymphoma?

What’s New in the Management of Lymphoma? Cancers that begin in cells of the lymph system are referred to as malignant lymphomas. Lymphomas range from aggressive to slow growing or indolent and can be... Continue Reading

Understanding Osteonecrosis of the Jaw

Cancer and its treatment can come with a variety of complications, some more serious than others. What Is Osteonecrosis of the Jaw? Osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ) is a severe bone disease that occurs when... Continue Reading

What is Radioimmunotherapy (RIT) Treatment of NHL?

Radioimmunotherapy (RIT) is a type of targeted therapy that delivers radiation directly to cancer cells. It combines a monoclonal antibody—a type of protein that recognizes and binds to certain parts... Continue Reading

Advanced Directives

Living Wills Every competent adult has, in most cases, the freedom to accept or refuse medical treatment. When you are well, you can talk with your physician and family and make your wishes known. However,... Continue Reading

Caregivers

What is Caregiving and Who are Caregivers? Caregivers are individuals who provide care to chronically ill or disabled family members or friends. It is estimated that more than one quarter of the adult... Continue Reading

Men, Fertility, and Cancer

Men who confront a cancer diagnosis before beginning or completing their families may have many questions about how cancer treatment will affect their ability to have children in the future. The good news... Continue Reading

Caring for Yourself During Chemotherapy for Non- Hodgkin’s Lymphoma: How to Manage Hair Loss, Dry Skin, and Brittle Nails

Chemotherapy can be effective treatment for cancer but may also cause physical side effects that may be uncomfortable and affect your appearance. These side effects, however, are manageable. Hair Loss Hair... Continue Reading

Coping with Taste Changes

If you’re undergoing chemotherapy, biologic therapy, or radiation to the head or neck area, one of the side effects you may experience is a change in how things taste. While this may seem like a minor... Continue Reading

Chemotherapy for Older Patients: What You Should Know About the Risk of Infection

As you may already know, chemotherapy works by attacking the rapidly dividing cells it finds in the body, particularly cancer cells because they multiply quickly. However, chemotherapy can’t differentiate... Continue Reading

Cancer Vaccines: Stimulating the Immune System to Attack Lymphoma

With advances in personalized medicine, the look and feel of cancer treatment may change dramatically. What if, rather than receiving one-size-fits-all anticancer drugs, patients were treated with specially... Continue Reading

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